• Sat
    17
    Jan
    2015

    Vernon Petrie's Book Signing "Tuscany al Verano"

    1:00 - 3:00pmBlack Dog Books, 115 S. Main Street, Zionsville, IN 46077

    Vernon Petrie, native Italian, now Hoosier, author, chef and super lawyer will be signing his book, Tuscany al Verano:  The Culinary Journey from Lucca at Black Dog Books.  His story is a personal history of survival, advancement and accomplishment.

  • Fri
    06
    Feb
    2015

    "The Cremation of Sam McGee" - A Reading by Zach Grauberger

    7:00 pmBlack Dog Books, 115 S. Main Street, Zionsville, IN 46077

    Zionsville resident, Zack Grauberger will be reading Robert Service's poem "The Cremation of Sam McGee on Friday, February 6th at 7:00pm.  This poems if often read aloud at public venues due to its great rhythm, its rhyme and the astonishing story it tells.  Zach will cast 'the spell of the Yukon' upon the audience with his voice alone.  Event is free.

  • Thu
    26
    Mar
    2015

    Ted Sander's Book Signing

    4:00pm - 6:00pmBlack Dog Books, 115 S. Main Street, Zionsville, IN 46077

    ted outside 3 b&w-1COVER FINAL PERFECT-1           Join us Thursday afternoon, March 26th, 4:00 - 6:00pm at Black Dog Books for Ted Sander's book signing of The Box and The Dragonfly.  In this young reader's fantasy book, Horace, the main character leads the reader in a thrilling adventure, not unlike reading Harry Potter for the first time.  Sanders incorporates a lot of science into his books.  This book is the first of four titles in The Keeper's Series published by Harper Collins.  Please call 733-1747 to reserve your copy.

  • Sat
    18
    Apr
    2015

    Bianca Lovatelli's Book Signing

    2:00 - 4:00pmBlack Dog Books, 115 S. Main Street, Zionsville, IN 46077

    IMG_4264          Please join us for Bianca Maria Lovatelli's book signing of her memoir, The Maverick Contessa on Saturday, April, 18th from 2:00 - 4:00pm.  Lovatelli was born an Italian Countess.  She pulls back the curtain on aristocratic living.  She amusingly describes her Miss Rome crowning, and traces her ascent to become a doyen of Brazilian and Argentine high society.  She recounts her passionate ventures into journalism, television, politics and motherhood.  She resides in Carmel, Indiana.  Come meet the never boring, "Maverick Contessa" herself! Call 733-1747 to reserve your copy.

  • Sun
    26
    Apr
    2015

    KITE DAY!

    12:00 - 3:00pmMulberry Fields Park in Zionsville

    IMG_3975          Join us for KITE DAY on Sunday, April 26th (Rain date a week later, Sunday, May 3rd) from 12:00 to 3:00 at Mulberry Fields Park in Zionsvlle (located just West of corner of Ford and Whitestown Roads on Whitestown Rd.)  This is a fun, family and community event.  We ask $2 per person or $5 for a family of 4.  All proceeds will benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Zionsville and The HAWK Foundation of Zionsville.  Bring your own kites or you can purchase one from Earth Explorer Toys - they will be selling kites.  Picnics are encouraged.  KITE DAY is brought to you by Black Dog Books.  Please check our Facebook for up to date weather decisions.

  • Sat
    16
    May
    2015

    VERNON PETRI'S Book Signing "Tuscany al Verano"

    11:00 - 1:00pmBlack Dog Books, 115 S. Main Street, Zionsville, IN 46077

    IMG_4235Vernon Petri returns to sign more of his wonderful Italian cookbooks, Tuscany al Verano, that not only is full of delicious recipes but also tells the remarkable story of his journey from Lucca, Italy to the U.S.  His wife, Dr. Nancy Branyas, contributor of much of the great photography in the book, will be here also.  (Zionsville's annual Brick Street Market will be going on 10 - 5 on this day.  And it's also opening day for the Farmer's Market 8 - 11).

  • Sat
    06
    Jun
    2015

    ANNUAL AUCTION NIGHT

    7:00 - 9:00pmBlack Dog Books, 115 S. Main Street, Zionsville, IN 46077

    Please join us for our ANNUAL AUCTION NIGHT on First Saturday, June 6th from 7:00 - 9:00pm.  This is our second annual auction and the beginning of a tradition!  One-of-a-kind, collectible, rare, first editions or signed items will be the silent auction items.  Wine & cheese refreshments. Door prizes.  Free. More details to follow.

  • Sat
    27
    Jun
    2015

    READINGS OF "THE MIDNIGHT RIDE OF PAUL REVERE"

    10:00 - 12:00amBlack Dog Books, 115 S. Main Street, Zionsville, IN 46077

    IMG_4273Elinor Williams, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's great, great granddaughter, will be reading "The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere" by her great, great, grandfather, Longfellow, every half hour from 10:00 am to 12 noon on Saturday, June 27th at Black Dog Books.

  • Fri
    07
    Aug
    2015

    POETRY READING & BOOK SIGNING - "URBAN VOICES"

    7:30 pmBlack Dog Books, 115 S. Main Street, Zionsville, IN 46077

    Brinkman Headshot T2Co-editor Joyce Brinkman along with contributing poets, Ruthellen Burns and Joseph Heithaus will be reading and autographing this anthology titled Urban Voices:  51 Poems  From 51 American Poets.  This book includes poems from America's top poets including Billy Collins, Ted Kooser, Jorie Grahm and Coleman Barks. IMG_2628

  • Sat
    08
    Aug
    2015

    SHERLOCK HOLMES COLLECTION PREVIEW NIGHT

    7:00 - 8:30pmBlack Dog Books, 115 S. Main Street, Zionsville, IN 46077

    If you are a Sherlock Holmes fan, collector or just curious, please join us for a preview of a local Sherlock Holmes collection.  Books and other Sherlock Holmes related items will be available for the first time on Saturday, Aug. 8th, 7:00 - 8:30pm.  Free event.  IMG_3926

  • Thu
    10
    Sep
    2015
    Fri
    11
    Sep
    2015

    5th Anniversary Celebration of Black Dog Books

    11:00 - 6:00Black Dog Books, 115 S. Main Street, Zionsville, IN 46077

    We are celebrating our 5th Anniversary September 10th - September 12th!  Come by and have some cake and cider. It's been a great first five years.  Thank you to our customers, local authors and consigners for making it so great.  Sophie appreciates all the pats and tummy rubs and hopes you will keep them coming.

  • Fri
    02
    Oct
    2015

    "THE RAVEN" A CANDLE LIGHT READING

    8:00 pmBlack Dog Books, 115 S. Main Street, Zionsville, IN 46077

    Join us for our annual candle light reading of Edgar Allen Poe's "The Raven".  Patrick Kalahar will perform the reading.  Refreshments will be served.  Free event.IMG_4496

  • Sat
    24
    Oct
    2015

    DAN WAKEFIELD BOOK SIGNING: "UNDER THE APPLE TREE"

    1:00 - 2:30pmBlack Dog Books, 115 S. Main Street, Zionsville, IN 46077

     

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    To commemorate the 70th anniversary of World War II ending, award winning author, Dan Wakefield will be signing his newly revised book, Under the Apple Tree which portrays what it was like to live in middle America home front during World War II.

     

    Dan Wakefield is a novelist, screenwriter, journalist and memoir writer.  His books, Going All the Way and Starting Over were both produced as films.  At 2:00pm Dan will give a brief talk and do Q & A.  Call 733-1747 to reserve your copy.

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  • Thu
    29
    Oct
    2015

    DWIGHT RITTER'S BOOK SIGNING "GROWIN' UP WHITE'

    6:00PM - 8:00PMBlack Dog Books, 115 S. Main Street, Zionsville, IN 46077

    Dwight Ritter - author photoGUW cover artHoosier born and raised author, Dwight Ritter will be signing his first book, "Growin' Up White' on Thursday, October 29th at  Black Dog Books.  Set in Indianapolis during the 1950's the author's book tells a heartfelt story based on his own childhood experiences in a mostly black neighborhood.  It is also the story of Georgey, their quirky black housekeeper imbued with strong opinions, extra doses of homespun religion, and a fierce love for their family.  Georgey shapes who they are on both matters of the heart and of race.  The author lives in Cape Cod.

    The author will give a talk at 7:00PM  Refreshments will be served.

    Please call 317-733-1747 to reserve your copy.

  • Sat
    07
    Nov
    2015

    "Flushed with Curiosity" Book Signing with Don Knebel

    2:00 - 4:00Black Dog Books, 115 S. Main Street, Zionsville, IN 46077

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    Don Knebel, travel writer for the Current Newspaper, will be signing his new book, "Flushed With Curiosity" at Black Dog Books on Saturday, Nov. 7th from 2 - 4pm.  He will show slides and speak about Cuba at 3PM.  Annie Rogers, of Zionsville Travel will provide information on travel to Cuba.  Don has traveled all over the world with his wife Jen to interact with the world's people and learn about their customs and their religions.  Don is an Indpls. lawyer, a law professor, speaker and civic leader.  Come meet Don and Annie and enjoy some Cuba snacks!

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  • Sun
    06
    Dec
    2015

    AMY LACY READS "WHERE IS CHRISTMAS?" STORY

    2:00 pmBlack Dog Books, 115 S. Main Street, Zionsville, IN 46077

    Amy Lacy will read Where is Christmas? (a coloring story book) at 2:00pm on Sunday, December 6th at Black Dog Books.  Amy wrote the story to celebrate the spirit of the season and Zionsville's Christmas tradition.  She has lived in Zionsville since 2002.  IMG_2904